28 days in Bali, Sumatra & Edmonton Itinerary

28 days in Bali, Sumatra & Edmonton Itinerary

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Seminyak, Indonesia
— 5 nights
Taxi to Sanur, Ferry to Nusa Lembongan
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Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Ubud, Indonesia
— 4 nights
Drive to Ngurah Rai (Bali) International Airport, Fly to Palembang
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Palembang, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Medan, Indonesia
— 2 nights
Train to Binjai, Taxi to Bukit Lawang
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Bukit Lawang, Indonesia
— 1 night
Drive to Kualanamu International Airport, Fly to Banda Aceh
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Banda Aceh, Indonesia
— 2 nights
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Edmonton, Canada
— 5 nights

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Seminyak, Indonesia

— 5 nights
A popular resort town offering a good range of tourist trips, activities, and amenities, Seminyak houses numerous tour companies providing excursions into the jungles of Bali.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seminyak: Tanah Lot Temple (in Beraban), Uluwatu Temple (in Pecatu) and Samasta Lifestyle Village (in Jimbaran). Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Waterbom Bali, see Off-Road Tours, appreciate the history behind Catur Muka Statue, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Seminyak online trip itinerary maker.

Edmonton, Canada to Seminyak is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Indonesia Time (WITA) is 15 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Edmonton in January, with highs in Seminyak at 36°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nusa Lembongan.

Things to do in Seminyak

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Nusa Lembongan, Indonesia

— 4 nights
The island of Nusa Lembongan sits amidst swathes of calm, clear waters as well as some of the most notable surfing waves in the region.
Nusa Lembongan is known for wildlife, adventure, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take a peaceful walk through Mangrove Forest Nusa Lembongan, enjoy the sand and surf at Jungut Batu Beach, and take in the views from Yellow Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Nusa Lembongan day trip website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and ferry from Seminyak to Nusa Lembongan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. In January, daytime highs in Nusa Lembongan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Ubud.

Things to do in Nusa Lembongan

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Ubud, Indonesia

— 4 nights
Experience small-town Bali in Ubud, an atmospheric town surrounded by small settlements, farms, and rice paddies.
When in Ubud, make a side trip to see Mason Elephant Park in Tegalalang, approximately Tegalalang away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tirta Empul Temple, explore the world behind art at Museum Puri Lukisan, and see Off-Road Tours.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ubud trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by ferry from Nusa Lembongan to Ubud takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Palembang.

Things to do in Ubud

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Palembang, Indonesia

— 2 nights

Venice of Sumatra

The history of the major port city of Palembang dates back a thousand years to the highly advanced Sriwijaya civilization, which ruled vast swathes of Southeast Asia.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Palembang Bird Park, steep yourself in history at Baba Ong Boen Tjit House, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Great Mosque of Palembang.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Palembang online travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ubud to Palembang. Traveling from Ubud to Palembang, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Palembang can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Medan.

Things to do in Palembang

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Medan, Indonesia

— 2 nights
The capital of North Sumatra, Medan earned the nickname "Paris of Sumatra" during Dutch colonial times due to its marked resemblance to the French city.
On the 29th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Center Point Mall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maha Vihara Maitreya Cemara Asri, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Maha Vihara Maitreya. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gunung Timur Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Marian Shrine of Annai Velangkanni, and then examine the collection at Upside Down World.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Medan trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Palembang to Medan. In January, daytime highs in Medan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Bukit Lawang.

Things to do in Medan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Bukit Lawang, Indonesia

— 1 night
Tucked away in Northern Sumatra, the small charming village of Bukit Lawang is best known for its World Heritage-listed Sumatran orangutan sanctuary, and also serves as a convenient base for accessing the surrounding jungle and national park.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bukit Lawang road trip planner.

Do a combination of train and taxi from Medan to Bukit Lawang in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Banda Aceh.

Things to do in Bukit Lawang

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Banda Aceh, Indonesia

— 2 nights

Porch of Mecca

The relaxed, relatively peaceful atmosphere and viable tourism industry in Banda Aceh attests to the city's resilience in rebuilding after over 160,000 people were killed in the 2004 tsunami.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Baitul Musyahadah Mosque, then admire all the interesting features of Taman Putroe Phang, then don't miss a visit to Rahmatullah Mosque, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Baiturrahman Grand Mosque. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at PLTD Apung 1, then don't miss a visit to Siron Mass Grave, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Oman (Mesjid Agung Al-Makmur).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Banda Aceh journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Bukit Lawang to Banda Aceh with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Edmonton.

Things to do in Banda Aceh

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Edmonton, Canada

— 5 nights

Canada's Festival City

Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Elk Island National Park. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Ice Castles, get in on the family fun at Fort Edmonton Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Strathcona, and get a sense of history and politics at Edmonton Federal Building Visitor Centre.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Edmonton sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Banda Aceh to Edmonton with the Route module. You'll gain 14 hours traveling from Banda Aceh to Edmonton due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Banda Aceh in February, expect Edmonton to be cooler, temps between -4°C and -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Bali travel guide

4.1
World heritage site · Spas · Beaches
Island of the Gods
A province of Indonesia, the island of Bali remains one of the world's top tourist destinations thanks to its beaches, diving spots, and resorts. Take a trip to Bali to discover the island's smiling and famously hospitable locals--perhaps the biggest treasure of this tropical paradise. More than just another fun-in-the-sun getaway, Bali also reveals a rich history and varied geography of mountains, rugged coastal areas, sandy beaches, thriving rice terraces, and stark volcanic hillsides that seem transported from another planet. A Bali tour uncovers some of the world's best surfing spots, as well as a deeply spiritual local culture and globally significant archeological attractions.

Sumatra travel guide

3.8
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Sumatra, the largest island wholly in Indonesia, embraces wildness to the point that the region is steeped in myths and legends. Jungles here teem with orangutans, tigers, rhinos, and elephants, while smoldering volcanoes create an otherworldly environment. In the towns, cultural landmarks of religious and historical importance sit alongside new feats of impressive engineering, entertainment attractions, and tourist-focused shopping districts.